Kolkata’s 16-hectare zoo first opened in 1875. The spacious lawns and lakeside promenades are very popular with weekend picnickers...
Across the road from the Alipore Zoo is an aquarium that displays a few sorry tankfuls of fish. Get here by bus 230 from Rabindra Sadan.
VM South Gate
Day-tme entry tickets to the park and Victoria Memorial museum are sold at both north and south gates. No access to the sound and light...
VM Sound & Light Show
Acharya Jagdish Rd · interesting places nearby
Maidan Racecourse information
The Victoria Memorial provides a beautiful backdrop to Maidan racecourse from whose 19th-century grandstands you can watch some of India’s best horse racing at over 40 annual meets.